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2nd Edition

Guide to Health Informatics, 2Ed

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ISBN 9780429192784
Published October 31, 2003 by CRC Press
320 Pages

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Book Description

This brilliant guide to medical informatics is an easy to read overview of the basic concepts of information and communication technologies in healthcare. Not only does the book cover the complexities and implications of the increasing use of information technology in healthcare, but it also explores the basic principles of informatics that govern

Table of Contents

Introduction Part One Basic Concepts in Informatics       Chapter 1 Models       Chapter 2 Information       Chapter 3 Information Systems Part Two Informatics Skills       Chapter 4 Communicating       Chapter 5 Structuring       Chapter 6 Questioning       Chapter 7 Searching       Chapter 8 Making Decisions Part Three Information Systems in Healthcare       Chapter 9 Information Management Systems       Chapter 10 The electronic medical record       Chapter 11 Designing and evaluating information systems Part Four Protocol-based Systems       Chapter 12 Protocols and Evidence-based healthcare       Chapter 13 Computer-based protocol systems in healthcare       Chapter 14 Disseminating and applying protocols       Chapter 15 Designing protocols Part Five Language, Coding and Classification       Chapter 16 Terms, codes and classification       Chapter 17 Healthcare terminologies and classification systems       Chapter 18 The trouble with coding Part Six Communication Systems in Healthcare       Chapter 19 Communication system basics       Chapter 20 Communication technology       Chapter 21 Clinical communication and telemedicine Part Seven The Internet       Chapter 22 The Internet and Wor

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Enrico Coiera
Professor and Foundation Chair of Medical Informatics
University of New South Wales, Australia